March 31, 1995 |
Attorney Gerald Condon recalls the time a family was gathered in his office to hear the reading of the father's will. One of the sisters whipped out a computer printout and read off a list of the gifts her parents had bestowed over the years on her brothers and sisters--a car, a business loan, a wedding. "She had been keeping track and she was upset," Condon says. "Even though the will distributed the property equally to each child, she calculated she was out about $100,000.
July 30, 1999 |
The federal government on Thursday unveiled one of the most ambitious programs ever to house moderate- and low-income families, announcing $488 billion in funding that could turn tens of millions of families into new homeowners and renters in the next decade. More than $34 billion will be spent in the five-county Los Angeles area, helping more than 360,000 families in the region, which has seen home prices and rents soar in the last year as the economy continues to create more jobs than housing.
May 1, 1995 |
Proving last year's violence an aberration, hundreds of thousands of Latinos from all over the Southland gathered Downtown on Sunday for L.A. Fiesta Broadway, celebrating Cinco de Mayo in daylong festivities without a hint of trouble. Despite overcast skies, police estimated that about 300,000 people showed up at the sixth annual street fair, the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the country. Police fielded about 650 plainclothes and patrol officers for the event, 150 more than last year.
April 2, 2004 |
Morgan Stanley & Co. analyst Richard Bilotti testified Thursday that Adelphia Communications Corp.'s former finance chief Timothy Rigas failed to disclose that his family tapped bank loans backed by the company to buy securities. Bilotti testified at the fraud trial of Adelphia founder John Rigas, 79, and two of his sons, Michael, 50, and Timothy, 47, who are accused of hiding $2.3 billion in borrowings by the family that the company guaranteed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1992 |
The family of a woman who was raped and murdered after being abducted from a Pasadena shopping mall has been awarded $3.5 million by an Alhambra Superior Court jury, which found that security at the facility was inadequate. After about a day of deliberations, the jury decided Monday that the owners of Plaza Pasadena did not take sufficient steps to ensure customers' safety in the mall's vast underground parking lot.
January 30, 2005 |
It's long after midnight when paratroopers from Alpha Company enter the house and start moving room to room. In the kitchen, decorated with plastic flowers and lace curtains, they ransack drawers and cupboards. In the bedroom, they find a small bottle of I Love New York eau de toilette standing half-empty, as if recently used. But the food in the fridge has spoiled. The soldiers' target is long gone. "Let me think of something creative," Capt. J.T.